70% of cotton set target achieves.

SARGODHA -- Director Agriculture Shahid Hussain said that cotton cultivated on 130,861 acres so far against the set target of 180,000 acres area in the four districts of the division,which was above 70 % of the area.

Talking to reporter here on Thursday, he said that the 100 % cotton cultivation target would be achieved by May 25.

He said that committees had been formed at the division, district and tehsil levels to achieve and monitor the target of cotton crop while full awareness sessions were also being conducted for the farmers.

The Director Agriculture Shahid Hussain said that in Sargodha district against the target of 5,000 acres, cotton crop had been cultivated on an area of 3,506 acres, which was 70% of the set target, while in Khushab district, 78% of the target had been achieved by completing...

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